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if convicted. >>> president obama is on the road today trying to sell some of his state of the union proposals. the president visits an early learning classroom near atlanta to make the case for universal pre-k. and he'll speak at a community recreation center before returning to the white house. and if you listen to the speech, the state of the union on tuesday, he laid out a lot of initiatives. >> oh, yes. >> and typically those addresses are a laundry list of ideas. for the term. but the republican response, obviously, a fair question. the response is, okay, you've laid out all these things you want. how in the middle of these record deficits do we pay for them? both sides were short on details. >> but the president did come out and when he laid out this laundry list of things, he said not one of the initiatives that i'm talking about today is going to cost us an extra dime. so it's going to be interesting to see how we're going to rejigger, because there's no way to create initiatives without having to pay for them, how to rejigger things in our economy and our finances and our pocketbook
obama is releasing confidential information about why such strikes are legal and necessary. >> as the cia director nominee faces tough questions today on capitol hill. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: it is a secret war, and in a sign of how pervasive and how hidden it is, the revelation that america has a secret base in saudi arabia, used to launch drones throughout the region. a tactic against terror which has grown 700% under the obama administration. whatever the benefit of the drone strikes, they have created enormous resentment among some here in the region, who view the strikes as another sign of american arrogance. everywhere i travel, from yemen -- >> i think americans they have no right. they have no right. this is our fight. >> reporter: to pakistan. >> you can keep saying, yes, you are hitting the top leadership. but the by-product of this is anger, anger among the innocent people who are getting killed. so you're just creating more terrorists. >> reporter: now the man who signs off on the kill list from a basement office in the white house, john brenna
. >> reporter: they may not be able to agree on policy, but president obama and congressional leaders came together to honor a woman who changed history. in 1955, in montgomery, alabama, parks refused to give up her seat on a crowded segregated bus to a white man. she was arrested and her act of defiance sparked a bus boycott that lasted more than a year. president obama said that single, simple act also launched the civil rights movement. >> it's because of these men and women that i stand here today. >> reporter: the statue unveiling was a homecoming of sorts for parks, who worked as an aide to congressman john c conyers for nearly two decades in detroit. >> soon, mr. conyers found out people were visiting the office to see rosa parks, and not mr. conyers. >> parks died in 2005 at the age of 92. after her death, rosa parks became the first woman to lie in state in the capitol rotunda. yesterday, she made history once again as the first black woman to be honored in statuary hall. rob and diana, back to you. >> incredible life and honor. thank you for that story, karen. and just historical
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